Pakistan to Confer Darren Sammy with Honorary Citizenship
Veteran cricketer from West Indies Darren Sammy will become an honorary citizen of Pakistan next month. The Pakistan government is conferring the former West Indian captain with the citizenship for his role in bringing international cricket back to the country.
Darren Sammy is currently the captain of Peshawar Zalmi in the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi will also award the cricketer with Pakistan’s highest civilian award, The Nishan-e-Haider.
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On Saturday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) took to twitter to break the news.
President of Pakistan Arif Alvi will confer the highest civilian award and honorary citizenship to Darren Sammy on March 23 for his invaluable contribution to cricket in PakistanPakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Mr. Javed Afridi, the owner of Peshawar Zalmi had requested the President of Pakistan to grant honorary citizenship to Sammy for his services to Pakistan cricket.